New Hot Water Heater

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narlycharley

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The gas valve assembly took a crap on the 10 year old tank that we had, so I went to Home Depot and picked up a Rheem for $470 and installed it. First time I've ever hooked one up.





 

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Looks great. Installed mine in 2004 so I’m not far behind ya. Tic, tic, tic.
 

Jeff Handy

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Looks like some galvanized in the gas supply line.
Some areas don’t allow it.
But at least there is a drip leg to hopefully catch any bits that flake off.
And it must have passed inspection years ago.

Meanwhile, soldering looks pretty, and cool little home-made clamp for the gas pipe.
But that little 1/2 inch wood piece might be prone to splitting.
 

Jeff Handy

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Is that some kind of a universal joint on the yellow gas line to the furnace?
Either that, or it’s bent, can’t zoom in for a clear look.
 

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